assembly Bill A3202

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires automobiles sold in this state with model year 2025 and thereafter to be equipped with a blind spot monitoring device

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
Jan 28, 2019 referred to transportation

A3202 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1701
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §379, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6955
2011-2012: A1605
2013-2014: A5195
2015-2016: A8428
2017-2018: A3864, S8383

A3202 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires automobiles sold in this state with model year 2025 and thereafter to be equipped with a blind spot monitoring device.

A3202 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3202

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ORTIZ -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  requiring
  all  new motor vehicles sold in this state to be equipped with a blind
  spot monitoring device

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  vehicle  and  traffic law is amended by adding a new
section 379 to read as follows:
  § 379. BLIND SPOT MONITORING DEVICE. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS  SECTION,
THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  A.  "BLIND  SPOT  MONITORING  DEVICE"  SHALL  MEAN A SYSTEM OF DIGITAL
CAMERAS OR OTHER MEDIA RECORDING DEVICES FITTED WITHIN THE  BODY  OR  ON
THE EXTERIOR OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHICH IS CAPABLE OF MONITORING ALL BLIND
SPOTS  ASSOCIATED  WITH SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE AND WHICH GENERATES A WARNING
TO THE OPERATOR OF SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE, BY MEANS OF A LIGHT, A BUZZER  OR
BOTH, WHEN ANY OBJECT IS DETECTED IN SUCH BLIND SPOT; AND
  B.  "BLIND SPOT" SHALL MEAN AN AREA OF THE ROAD THAT CANNOT BE SEEN BY
THE OPERATOR OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE LOOKING FORWARD OR THROUGH  EITHER
THE REAR-VIEW OR SIDE MIRRORS.
  2. COMMENCING WITH MODEL YEAR TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FIVE AND EVERY MODEL
YEAR  THEREAFTER,  EVERY AUTOMOBILE SOLD IN THIS STATE SHALL BE EQUIPPED
WITH A BLIND SPOT MONITORING DEVICE. THE COMMISSIONER IS HEREBY  AUTHOR-
IZED  AND DIRECTED TO PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS NECESSARY FOR THE
IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07058-01-9